12 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

12 days in Sydney & Melbourne Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sydney
— 6 nights
2
Melbourne
— 5 nights

6
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Sydney is known for nightlife, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, take a stroll through The Rocks, examine the collection at Australian National Maritime Museum, and snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip planning app.

Manila, Philippines to Sydney is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Manila in August, with highs in Sydney at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Royal Botanic Garden Sydney ©
Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House

5
nights
Melbourne

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, appreciate the history behind Shrine of Remembrance, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Melbourne trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Melbourne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Melbourne to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Tours Parks Museums
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Walking tours
Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo

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